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Long Range Pistols Grand Rapids MI

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Kent Arms
616247363
1623 Chicago Dr Sw
Wyoming, MI
 
The Hope Soccer Camp
1145 W. Chippewa Dr. Se
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(616) 249-0660
3660 Rivertown Parkway
Grandville, MI
 
C & C Market
906466996
1270 Old Us 2 & 41
Bark River, MI
 
Wal-Mart Supercenter #2014
989366976
2129 West Houghton Lake Dr
Prudenville, MI
 
John'S Marine Service
207474589
1397 East Madison Road
Madison, ME
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(616) 977-2301
5118 28th Se
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Guns
231796610
19180 12 Mile
Big Rapids, MI
 
Big Kmart #9557
989348286
2425 S Grayling
Grayling, MI
 
The Twk Company
231995990
2982 Old Farm Ln
Traverse City, MI
 

Long Distance Lessons

A short course on extending your handguns range

Shooting sticks are helpful items when you find yourself shooting "out yonder." They are a great aid, especially when grass or brush prevent the hunter from getting in the prone position.

Rifle enthusiasts are not the only shooters who enjoy the challenge of long-range shooting. Handgunners also like to test their skills on long-distance targets in organized competition, informal plinking or varmint hunting. Whether it's a rock, tin can, varmint or steel silhouette, many of us enjoy stepping up to this unique, yet difficult quest.

There are several elements that affect the success of long-range shooting, but first I should probably define "long range." For the shooter with a .25 auto trying to topple a tin can, 25 yards can qualify as long range. For those using most magnum revolvers in a hunting situation, 100 yards is long range. On the silhouette field where any hit that knocks over the target is considered good, some shooters make 200-yard shots look easy.

When shooting long range, knowing the trajectory, or path of the bullet, is crucial. Revolver rounds like the .44 Magnum suffer a great deal in this regard when compared to bottle-neck rifle cartridges. Let's look at a typical situation with a 240-grain bullet going 1,500 fps, which would be a maximum load. With the gun sighted-in at 50 yards, out at 150 yards the bullet will drop an amazing 14 inches, and, depending on wh...

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